Are You Yelling At Your Child Too Much? Nine Ways to Getting Better Behavior from Your Children

“How many times have I told you not to come into the house with muddy shoes? Look what you did to the carpet now, it’s all dirty! Why can’t you listen when I tell you something? ” Does this sound familiar? Maybe you have said similar things to your children in frustration. You are not alone! Most parents and caregivers, even though they love their children more than anything, will…

How to Increase Children’s Reading Habit in A Developing Country

An Education Staff of Athalia School, Tangerang, Indonesia. If someone has the ability to read does not mean he directly has the interest to read. Reading skill and reading interest are 2 kinds of different matters. Many schools in the developing countries struggle to educate their society to be able to master the reading skills. For example in Indonesia, some parts of the society still have no ability to read…

Supporting Our Grieving Children To Cope with Katrina and Other Losses

Children may feel the same feelings when they grieve as adults, yet their responses can be very different. In addition, every day through the media, images of death, loss, grief and violence are presented to not only adult eyes, but also the vulnerable eyes and hearts of our children. Adults barely have the tools and experience to process what they see intellectually and emotionally. Imagine how the younger and more…

How the Right To an Education Destroys Our Children’s Education

One of the most common arguments that school authorities use to justify public schools is that all children have a “right” to an education. Public-school apologists claim that all children have a right to an education, and that only the existence of a massive, compulsory, government-controlled public-school system can “guarantee” that right. As I will explain below, the claim that all children have a right to an education ends up…

In the Best Interests of Your Children – Tips For Divorcing, Divorced and Post-Divorce Parents

The following are suggestions to the client involved in a contested divorce case, motion to modify or paternity case in which custody or temporary custody is or may be at issue. Also, remember that there may be a request for change of custody or temporary custody in the future and therefore, the following suggestions should always be taken into consideration. These suggestions are made for the present and future benefit…

Safety & Security Ideas on Camping With Babies, Toddlers and Children of All Ages

At the end of this article is an answer to a note left regarding the article. The article begins here; Bringing the whole family on a camping trip is one of the most creative, interesting, and natural things that you can do in your lifetime. You have come to the right page if you want to be as safe and as secure as you can be on any camping trip….

What is Children’s Literature?

It may seem strange to think that there is some question as to what constitutes a children’s book for many after all this would seem like a question with an obvious answer. A children’s book was after all created for children. However Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain one of the books considered to be classical children’s literature was originally intended for adults and as indeed received some past censorship because…

Encouraging Creativity In Children

All children are born with the potential to be creative. However, their potential can be stifled if we do not take the care to stimulate and nurture that creativity. Our creativity shows who we are as a unique individual. Have you heard the saying – “there is no such thing as can’t. ” We can and we will! Creativity is an important facet to any personality. It enables to see…

Writing for Children – Brief Workshop

Many people believe that writing for children is easy, that anyone can do it. Having children doesn’t make a person qualified to write for children either. For example, just because I have a heart doesn’t mean I can do open heart surgery. Writing of any kind takes training, starting with reading the type of literature to be written, studying how to write and for a certain audience. In fact writing…

Who’s Protecting Our Children?

As I reread this article that I posted in 2007, albeit little has changed regarding my view of co-dependency, such a deeper understanding of the harm the co-dependent creates for it-self and the depend was revealed. “O” you don’t like that? But it’s good for you” Most children have no concept of what is good for them, in fact with out an incentive towards good health, most kids could care…